Transportation businesses face a host of dynamic risk issues that can significantly impact their financial and operational health. The news in this category focuses on the latest safety and security initiatives, resources and regulations and addresses topics that include fleet safety, claims administration, driver hiring and retention, risk management and compliance.
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Inspectors in the United States and Canada pulled over more than 35,000 commercial motor vehicles during this year’s Operation Safe Driver Week, issuing 26,164 warnings and citations to drivers for unsafe driving behaviors ranging from speeding to distracted driving.
Federal officials unveiled a 3.3 million-square-foot aircraft de-icing pad at Memphis International Airport, where FedEx Corp. has its largest sorting facility.December 1, 2022
U.S. railroads have begun curtailing shipments of hazardous chemicals ahead of a potential nationwide strike by workers, according to a major trade group representing oil refiners and petrochemical companies.
Thermo King, a brand of global climate innovator Trane Technologies, announced R452A refrigerant will be the standard option on single- and multi-temperature truck refrigeration units manufactured in North America.November 30, 2022
A proposal by federal regulators to require unique electronic identifiers on large trucks wasn’t well received by many of the nation’s motor carriers and independent truckers.
Electric vehicle charging stations are vulnerable to a number of different cyberattack scenarios. A Sandia Labs research report described how a review of vulnerabilities helps prioritize grid protections and inform public policymakers.
Florida’s governor has awarded more than $3 million to schools for commercial driver licenses and diesel technician programs to create jobs needed to help with regional recovery from Hurricane Ian.November 29, 2022
To mark the anniversary of a $1 trillion infrastructure law, the nation’s top transportation officer pointed to progress in implementing safety provisions linked to freight and commuter corridors.